SunGard Cortex Development Manager in Philippines

Cortex Development Manager

  • Job ID #:46896

  • Functional Area:Information Technology

  • Position Type:Full-Time Regular

  • Relocation Provided:No

  • Travel Percentage:0

  • Primary Location:PH-Manila-Manila 4th Floor, Ecoplaza Building-1804

  • Secondary Location(s):

    • Department:OPPSV Professional Services
  • Education Desired:Bachelors Degree or equivalent

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Position Responsibilities\Requirements:


We have an exciting role for a Cortex Development Manager in our Makati City, Philippines office. This role reports to the Payment and Switching COE. Plan and manage application development and client delivery activities for an assigned application portfolio that may include small and simple software applications, moderately complex software applications or components of large and complex software applications.


  • Designs and develops software product applications for market sale or large-scale proprietary software applications for internal use.

  • Manages full software development lifecycle including testing, implementation, and auditing.

  • Performs product design, bug verification and beta support which may require research and analysis.

  • Resolves critical issues and contributes to the business unit/area development.

  • Manages work efforts of managers/supervisors with responsibility for hiring, firing, performance appraisals and pay reviews.

  • Identifies and allocates technical resources, e.g., programmers, business analysts to client projects within Development. Includes a mix of FTEs assigned to the development organization and purchased resources from other lines of business.

  • Forecasts resource needs based on an analysis of both portfolio and projected client spend.

  • Maximizes both utilization and profitability of assigned team of resources’ billable time.

  • Ensures base applications meet appropriate quality standards.

  • Adheres to the departmental application development and client delivery process standards.

  • Provides input on product direction to product managers.

  • Coordinates with industry compliance consultants and product managers to verify applications meet regulatory compliance.

  • Ensures proper application of technology.

  • Ensures base applications meet appropriate quality standards.

  • Other related duties assigned as needed.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience.


  • Knowledge of FIS products and services.

  • Eight or more years of experience in software development and five or more years’ management or supervisory experience.

  • Programming knowledge using either C/C++ on Unix/Linux environment or Java on Tomcat/WebSphere.

  • Knowledge of RDBMS/SQL such as Oracle, Informix, DB2 or Sybase.

  • Knowledge of ATM/POS switching and ISO8583 messaging standards.

  • Knowledge of Oracle Tuxedo would be an added advantage.

  • Functional knowledge of the Card management application and life cycle management for debit cards, Prepaid cards.

  • EMV knowledge, card personalization and key management.

  • Knowledge of EFT Switch and transaction processing would be an added advantage.

  • Familiar with the Networks Functionality w.r.t Authorization, clearing/settlement, certification, mandates etc.

  • Skill in project management, organization, communications, analytical and people skills.

  • Skill in leading, supervising and managing effectively under pressure.

  • Ability to be comfortable interacting with executive level clients.

  • Ability to analyze client's business needs and determine related information services support.

  • Ability to maintain positive working relationship with client.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects, activities and problem areas.

  • Ability to delegate projects to qualified subordinates as appropriate.

  • Ability to lead, direct and manage effectively.

  • Ability to exhibit solid decision-making and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.




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As part of the selection process this role may require an assessment to determine suitability